Time is running out!
Who can apply for kindergarten this year?
- City families with children born in 2016 (who will turn five in 2021);
- Children new to NYC schools;
- Current Pre-K students (Pre-K Centers, NYC Early Education Centers, district, charter, private, and parochial schools);
- Students who move to the City during the admissions process;
- Students with disabilities;
- Multilingual learners;
- Students in temporary housing; and
- LGBTQ and gender noncomforming students.
Want to learn more about kindergarten and elementary school admissions? Visit our Kindergarten webpage for more details.
On behalf of the NYC Department of Education, we wish all of our families success with their kindergarten applications!